Jerusalem: The Biography

By Simon Montefiore. Publisher: Knopf


While sometimes painful to read, this is an essential book for those who wish to understand a city that remains a nexus of world affairs.




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Booklist Editors' Choice: Adult Books
The Adult Books editors have selected the following titles as representative of the year’s outstanding books for public-library collections. Our scope has been intentionally broad, and we have attempted to find books that combine literary, intellectual, and aesthetic excellence with popular appeal.
2011 - Selection(s)